Carbon Monoxide

But what’s wrong with burning a bit of snuff and bounce the smoke through the nose or mouth? Will my friends or family smoke and I do not see anything happen to him? Well, seen with the naked eye nothing happens, but we must look that up in that smoke that is inhaled into the lungs of smokers. In cigarette smoke there are over 3,000 different chemicals, but as only 1200 could be identified, grouped in gaseous and particulate phase.

A cigarette contains about 200 milligrams, of which 85% is nitrogen, oxygen and carbon dioxide, 8% of wet particulate matter in the form of tar, which is responsible for the stains on the teeth and hands of smokers and permeates clothing and hair of active and passive smokers from the strong odor characteristic -, 5% Carbon Monoxide, the toxic gas that prevents the transport of oxygen to our cells – and finally a 2% Hydrogen, Argon, Hydrogen cyanide (toxic) and other gases.

Among these substances is a known nicotine, it is an alkaloid -10 times more potent than heroin and cocaine, in a puff of cigarette smoke, nicotine reaches the brain within seven seconds, and is able to generate anxiety and addiction, has found that those who work in the production of cigars and cigarettes and never smoked can get cancer just by contact by these substances during manufacture. Concentrate and motivate youth to wonder how can smoking can affect us and those around us? If also those around us are seen smoking, liabilities, to which they may have the same health problems and you should know all this by all to avoid greater evils. .

Last Modified on July 24, 2017
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